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Gupta, Prof. Sunetra free

PhD

Born Calcutta 15 March 1965; d of Dhruba and Minati Gupta; m 1994, Adrian Vivian Sinton Hill , qv; two d

novelist; Professor of Theoretical Epidemiology, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, since 2006

Education

Princeton Univ. (AB 1987); Univ. of London (PhD 1992)

Career

University of Oxford: Jun. Res. Fellow, Merton Coll., 1993–96; Department of Zoology: Wellcome Trust Sen. Res. Fellow, 1995–99; Reader, 1999–2006. Scientific Medal, Zool Soc. of London, 2008; Rosalind Franklin Award, Royal Soc., 2009; Doubleday Award, 2013

Publications

novels: Memories of Rain, 1992 (Sahitya Akademi Award, 1997); The Glassblower’s Breath, 1993; Moonlight into Marzipan, 1995; A Sin of Colour, 1999 (Southern Arts UK Prize for Lit., 2000); So Good in Black, 2009; contrib. scientific articles to Science, Nature, Lancet

Recreations

cinema, art, gardening, architecture

Address

Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3SY

(01865) 281225

sunetra.gupta@zoo.ox.ac.uk